Tag Archives: pasta

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one-pot orzo with chicken pesto and vegetables

There are so many types of pasta available in the supermarkets these days, and I love experimenting with different pastas to create dishes with different textures! One of the pastas…

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spanish chorizo and garlic prawn linguine + {launch of new cookbook!}

Before I start today’s post and recipe, I’d like to make an announcement! I have been busy with a special project – a joint cookbook which is going to be…

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spaghetti all’Amatriciana

Today I am writing a post about my second favorite red pasta sauce of all times – Amatriciana sauce.  Sugo all’amatriciana is a traditional pasta sauce based on guanciale (cured…

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penne with chicken, mushroom and asparagus in pistachio pesto sauce

It is no secret that pasta water helps to bind pasta and sauce together to create a yummy and silky sauce.  The recipe I am sharing today is a classic…

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kimchi mac n cheese

It is hard not to like mac n cheese, especially if you love cheese. For the longest time, I couldn’t see what the fuss over mac n cheese was all…

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pappardelle with porcini mushroom and white truffle cream

Foie Gras, lobster, caviar, truffle. When I think of special occasions, or decadent food, these are the four ingredients that immediately come to mind. And today, I am going to…

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{Giveaway} sponsorship of italian produce by the real food market and a recipe for elicoidali with bronte pistachio pesto, pancetta, spinach and roasted cherry tomatoes

The LAM always gets super excited when I cook Italian food. He will hang around the kitchen and taste everything while my back is turned. It’s quite cute, really, in…

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a simple tuscan pork ragu (with linguine)

To me, simple is always good. If I can have simple in a pot and place that in the oven, so much the better! Which then brings me to my…

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thai red curry chicken ‘alfredo’ with linguine | a review of purely fresh online grocery store

I was surfing around on the internet the other day and I chanced upon this really interesting recipe.  Working on the idea along the lines of an Asian Alfredo sauce,…

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one-pot creamy fusilli with spicy italian sausage and caramelized onion

This is one of those dishes that stem from the need to use up left-over ingredients in the fridge. We had a small gathering last week and I had a…